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     Comments on Bruce Dean's legal research and writing:

  • "Settled for $375K. They came to pay $300K. . . . It will be life changing for our client and her 3 girls nonetheless. Thanks for your sage advice and help!" -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (June 12, 2020).

  • "Brilliant as always Bruce! . . . . Thx as always. Can't say enough good things about you!" -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (June 9, 2020).

  • "Bruce -- A tour de force. Thank you for that." -- Attorney in Mandeville, LA (May 2, 2020). 

  • "Dear Bruce, Thank you so much, again, for your help.  In all the drama of vacating our offices and moving to a remote work platform over the past few weeks, I haven’t adequately expressed my gratitude to you. The information you provided, especially over shortened period of time when you faced other exhausting deadlines, has been incredibly helpful. . . . I fully anticipate that this issue will raise its head, and I hope to be able to call you as we fight that battle down the road. . . . Again, thank you and please take care of yourself and yours during this terrible pandemic." -- Attorney in Coral Gables, FL (Mar. 30, 2020). 

  • "Hey Bruce – . . . . Letting you know that we won on the punitive damages issue. There is now 'good law' in the Fifth Circuit for holding employers responsible for the punitive damages caused by their employees. It was a long hard-fought battle, and you helped me out a great deal along the way. Thank you." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (May 7, 2020).

  • "Bruce, [I want to] let you know how much I appreciate this information. . . . Thank you very much, this will definitely help me out tremendously and I am very grateful." -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (May 6, 2020).

  • "Those are very impressive opinion letters, Bruce! I am going to save them!" -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (Mar. 18, 2020). 

  • "[T]hanks so much for all of your invaluable advice. Tough case but we'll be ready!" -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (Mar. 1, 2020).

  • "Bruce, Your appeal brief and reply was the best argument [and] captured what I needed to say. You listened carefully to my words and thoughts and made it all fit into a masterpiece of argument that was truly worthy of a great writer. I argued with confidence because your briefs supported [me] when I spoke. . . . I feel [your briefs] will be used to write the opinion . . . . You hit a home run . . . and I feel the Court saw and felt it too! . . . . Thanks!" -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (Feb. 19, 2020).

  • Bruce, You are the best !  Great job." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Feb. 10, 2020).

  • "Thank you Bruce. Excellent work." -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Jan. 4, 2020).

  • "Bruce, Thanks so much for your always excellent research and aid[].  You are the best." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Jan. 3, 2020).

  • "Bruce, This is great information, and clearly outlines the relational intent of the under[lying] and excess policies. Thank you." -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Dec. 18, 2019).

  • "Bruce, they paid full verdict plus interest.  thanks for all your good work." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Dec. 17, 2019).

  • "You are brilliant . . . . Thx for your time today, Bruce. . . . Been in Writ App/Opposition hades in 3 different cases since Oct. Ready to be out of Appellate court; wish I enjoyed it like you obviously do!" -- Attorney in Covington, LA (Nov. 26, 2019).

  • "Bruce, That brief is fantastic. There is no way I would change a thing." -- Attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana (Nov. 6, 2019). 

  • "You are the man Bruce -- those are some great arguments you added." -- Attorney in Alexandria, Louisiana (Nov. 1, 2019).

  • "Congratulations, man, I couldn't believe [the Supreme Court's decision]! . . . You did a hell of a job. My dad and I are going to take you out for a super nice lunch. . . . I don't know that anyone else could have gotten the result." -- Attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana (Oct. 23, 2019). 

  • "I appreciate your sage advice!" -- Attorney in Monroe, Louisiana (Sept. 25, 2019). 

  • "Hi Bruce,  Your brief was so good I hardly had to argue.  Thanks and have a great weekend." -- Attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana (Sept. 11, 2019). 

  • "Thanks again for your brilliant work - [the writ application is] on the way to being filed." -- Attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana (Sept. 9, 2019).

  • "Believe me I will be calling you soon, and for years to come! THANK YOU!" -- Attorney in Metairie, Louisiana (Aug. 28, 2019).

  • "Thx so much for your excellent work." -- Attorney in Metairie, Louisiana (Aug. 21, 2019).

  • "[Y]our writ application . . . was fantastic! Great job as always." -- Attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana (Aug. 19, 2019).

  • "Your assistance is invaluable!!!!!" -- Attorney in Metairie, Louisiana (July 24, 2019).

  • "[W]hen it comes to . . . sophisticated and esoteric legal arguments, I normally ask Bruce Dean." -- Attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana (July 23, 2019).

  • "Bruce: Thanks! Really appreciate the thoughtful and comprehensive response. . . . Thanks again." -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (July 10, 2019).

  • "Bruce is correct, as usual." -- Attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana (July 10, 2019).

  • "Thanks again for the excellent work on the brief, the deposition summary and the timeline of dates which I put on an easel for the [appellate] Panel." -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (May 29, 2019).

  • "Thanks, Bruce.  Superb job!" -- Attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana (May 15, 2019).

  • "Thank you for the brief, it looked great. . . . Thanks again for working with me on this." -- Attorney in Gretna, Louisiana (Apr. 24, 2019).

  • "You did a great job on the brief making sense of a pretty confusing matter." -- Attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana (Feb. 14, 2019). 

  • "You have been the consummate professional throughout." -- Attorney in Lafayette, Louisiana (Nov. 28, 2018) (emphasis added). 

  • "You helped in a BIG way.  I look forward in retaining you for these motions and case research.  I have seen a lot of researchers but no one as good as you for my type practice.  I will retire one of these days and I want to put [my daughter] in good hands.  Thanks, Bruce." -- Attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana (Aug. 7, 2018). 

  • "I have used Bruce Dean and was incredibly impressed with his writing ability. Well worth every dollar I paid. . . . You won’t be disappointed." -- Attorney in Alexandria, Louisiana (Feb. 16, 2018) (emphasis added).
     
  • "Bruce, This was incredibly helpful, and I sincerely appreciate the time and effort you put in to help me out." -- Attorney in Lafayette, Louisiana (July 20, 2018).

  • "I would highly recommend Bruce Dean. He is excellent and won’t disappoint." -- Attorney in Alexandria, Louisiana (July 19, 2018).

  • "Bruce Dean ghost-wrote [my] brief. It was outstanding. . . . I recommend Bruce for any appellate work you may need. Why do appellate work? Just call Bruce." -- Attorney in Shreveport, Louisiana (May 30, 2018). 

  • "Bruce, Outstanding information as usual!  Very much appreciated." -- Attorney in Opelousas, Louisiana (Apr. 6, 2018).

  • "Bruce: You're the bomb. Really enjoyed working with you. . . . I'm up for a celebration. . . ." -- Attorney in Lake Charles, Louisiana (Nov. 10, 2017).

  • "Bruce -- Terrific work. Loved it!" -- Attorney in Lake Charles, Louisiana (Nov. 2, 2017).

  • "[G]reat concise brief!" -- Attorney in Lake Charles, Louisiana (Nov. 1, 2017). 

  • "I loved the brief." -- Attorney in Lake Charles, Louisiana (Nov. 2, 2017).

  • "Great brief! . . . . Thanks for [your] great effort." -- Attorney in Lake Charles, Louisiana (Nov. 1, 2017).

  • "I'm happy with the way this worked out. I think we have a significantly better chance at the trial court than if I'd have drafted the memo. . . . I'll definitely use you for writing again. . . . Great work!" -- Attorney in Marksville, Louisiana (Aug. 29, 2017). 

  • "[T]hanks for  your wonderful help." -- Attorney in Lafayette, Louisiana (Aug. 29, 2017). 

  • "OUTSTANDING!!!" -- Certified public accountant in Kenner, Louisiana (Aug. 29, 2017). 

  • "Thank you for sending your opinion letter – it was very well written and helpful. . . ." -- Attorney in Lake Charles, Louisiana (Aug. 21, 2017). 

  • "Great. Thx. Big help in me resolving the case. Defense Atty was very concerned about the spoliation [issue] . . . ." -- Attorney in Alexandria, Louisiana (July 25, 2017) (emphasis added).
     
  • "Bruce Dean did a great brief for one of my clients. I highly recommend him." -- Attorney in Lafayette, Louisiana (July 12, 2017).
     
  • "Awesome analysis. Thanks Bruce." -- Attorney in Metairie, Louisiana (June 21, 2017).

  • "Thank you so much for these [case citations]. This is fantastic. . . . Thank you for your continued assistance." -- Attorney in Lafayette, Louisiana (June 19, 2017).

  • "The reply brief you prepared was excellent and I greatly appreciate your help." -- Attorney in Metairie, Louisiana (June 8, 2017).

  • "Bruce, This is awesome! Thanks." -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (May 30, 2017).

  • "Thanks again for your excellent work." -- Attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana (May 19, 2017).

  • "Thank you so much! . . . [T]his is perfect!" -- Attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana (May 19, 2017).

  • "Your MSJs in this case made the defendants call and beg me to continue those Motions and instead schedule a mediation. Thank you." -- Attorney in Bossier City, Louisiana (May 10, 2017) (emphasis added). 

  • "Bruce, . . . I want to tell you how much I appreciate the professionalism and hard work you showed in this case. You made every deadline, met every challenge. Thank you. . . ." -- Attorney in Lake Charles, Louisiana (May 2, 2017) (emphasis added). 

  • Bruce Dean is "one of the preeminent appellate lawyers in the state . . . ." -- Attorney in Lafayette, Louisiana (Feb. 16, 2017) (emphasis added). 

  • "[G]reat work as usual. . . . THANKS!" -- Attorney in Metairie, Louisiana (Mar. 20, 2017).

  • "Bruce Dean is great to work with. He has been working with me for years. . . . [He is one of my] go to writers - very very skilled." -- Attorney in Monroe, Louisiana (Mar. 8, 2017) (emphasis added).  

  • "I’ve used Dean with great success." -- Attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana (Mar. 8, 2017).

  • Bruce Dean is "the guy for difficult situations. . . ." -- Attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana (Mar. 8, 2017) (emphasis added). 

  • "Good lord, is there any legal question you don't nail?! Nice lawyering, and very generous of you, Bruce." -- Attorney in Lafayette, Louisiana (Feb. 9, 2017). 

  • "Bruce Dean is one of our favorite and best resources . . . . He has contributed much over many years. " -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (Jan. 17, 2017). 

  • "Wow. Thorough answer! Thanks Bruce!" -- Attorney in Lafayette, Louisiana (Jan. 14, 2017). 

  • "Thanks Bruce, as always, for your long-standing interest and unflagging work on this [Louisiana Association for Justice Amicus Curiae] committee." -- Attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana (Jan. 13, 2017). 

  • "You always have the answers. Thank you." -- Attorney in Shreveport, Louisiana (Jan. 6, 2017). 

  • "Bruce is one of the best legal writers I know." -- Attorney in Opelousas, Louisiana (Oct. 28, 2016) (emphasis added).

  • Bruce is "one of the very best legal scholars in Louisiana" -- Attorney in Monroe, Louisiana (Oct. 27, 2016) (emphasis added). 

  • "The research . . . is brilliant!" -- Attorney in Southfield, Michigan (Oct. 13, 2016) (emphasis added). 

  • "Thank you so much for your help Bruce. The information  you provided is extremely helpful. I feel pretty good about getting past this MSJ." -- Attorney in Metairie, Louisiana (December 7, 2016). 

  • "Bruce, That is great work. Thanks. I will share it with the group. . . ." -- Attorney in Metairie, Louisiana (Aug. 18, 2016).

  • "Well done.  Very impressive brief, Bruce." -- Attorney in Slidell, Louisiana (July 12, 2016).

  • Bruce Dean is "one of the best appellate brief writers in the country." - Attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana (Apr. 19, 2016) (emphasis added).

  • "Dear Bruce: Thank you so very much for your invaluable help on these challenging MIL [motion in limine] responses.  I think your comments and revisions tremendously augmented the memoranda. Thank you again!" -- Attorney in Marksville, Louisiana (Apr. 20, 2016).

  • "Mr. Dean, Thank you for the review and comments. I appreciate your suggestions and will get to work on incorporating them in the final draft. I particularly like your idea to dispense with the preliminary paragraph regarding jurisdiction and the docket information for the lower courts. I always try to streamline my writing and avoid unnecessary content, but kept including that portion simply because others before me always did so. It’s nice how a fresh perspective can make you rethink routine practices. . . ." -- Attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana (Mar. 21, 2016).

  • "I would like to take this time to thank you for all your efforts on this case. You did a phenomenal job." -- Attorney in Lake Charles, Louisiana (Mar. 8, 2016).

  • "[Bruce Dean’s] research was probably the game changer in the evidence I got into a recent jury trial re: defendant's conduct with a last minute liability stipulation." -- Attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana (Feb. 23, 2016) (emphasis added).

  • "Thx!!! You are amazing." -- Attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana (Jan. 14, 2016).

  • "Thank you for your help and excellent work. . . ." -- Attorney in Shreveport, Louisiana (Dec. 23, 2015).

  • "Bruce, You are clearly the dean of appellate knowledge . . . and I greatly respect your research and opinions. . . . ." -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (Nov. 18, 2015) (emphasis added).

  • "As always, thanks so much for your analysis, scholarship and the valuable information you provide to all of us. . . ." -- Attorney in Lake Charles, LA (Oct. 23, 2015).

  • "Bruce Dean comes thru as usual . . . . Thanks Bruce!" -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Oct. 22, 2015).

  • "Bruce Dean is excellent! I use him all the time." -- Attorney in Rayville, LA (Sept. 2, 2015).

  • "Thanks, Bruce. We really appreciate your help and are very pleased with the brief." -- Attorney in Dallas, TX (July 27, 2015).

  • "Thanks Bruce. This is perfect. . . ." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (June 2, 2015).

  • "Bruce has helped me in the past on similar issues. I recommend him highly." -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Apr. 18, 2015).

  • "Bruce Dean is my briefwriter and is wicked smart. . . . His fees are very reasonable." -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Mar. 9, 2015) (emphasis added).

  • "I have used . . . Bruce Dean and his work is outstanding." -- Attorney in Rayville, LA (Feb. 23, 2015).

  • "Bruce, Thanks for your prompt/cogent reply! Right on point and what I needed! . . . ." -- attorney in Monroe, Louisiana (Feb. 19, 2015).

  • "Always on the money Bruce!! . . . . You are always right on target with excellent and comprehensive feedback. . . . Thanks again" -- Attorney in Opelousas, LA (Dec. 2, 2014).

  • "Wow - great job, Bruce!!!!!" -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Nov. 9, 2014).

  • "Bruce, Thanks!!!!! . . . . You are the best legal researcher!!!!!!" -- Attorney in Shreveport, LA (Oct. 29, 2014).

  • "This is amazing. Thank you." -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (Oct. 22, 2014).

  • "I have used Bruce Dean before and am very pleased with his work." -- Attorney in Rayville, LA (Sept. 22, 2014).

  • "Bruce Dean is the best . . . . [brief writer]." -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (Sept. 19, 2014).

  • "I also have used Bruce. He did brief and motions on Daubert as to defense accident reconstructionist and summary judgment on liability. He was excellent!" -- Attorney in Eunice, LA (Sept. 19, 2014).

  • "Bruce Dean . . . has my highest recommendation . . . . I have used Bruce for years . . . ." -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Sept. 18, 2014) (emphasis added).

  • "Bruce Dean . . . really is brilliant and [an] extremely hard worker." -- Attorney in Alexandria, LA (Sept. 18, 2014) (emphasis added).

  • "Bruce, . . . . You are a guru. . . . Thanks." -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (Sept. 5, 2014) (emphasis added).

  • "Bruce, . . . you are a veritable trove of research . . . ." -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (Aug. 31, 2014) (emphasis added).

  • "Thanks for the thoughtful and detailed reply. Over and above, above and beyond." -- Attorney in Lake Charles, LA (Aug. 28, 2014) (emphasis added).

  • "Bruce, . . . thank you for your excellent work . . . . THANK you again." --Attorney in Metairie, LA (Aug. 6, 2014).

  • "Bruce is a very gifted brief writer. I have used him for years. The best story is a case he told me that my theory was wrong. We argued for a couple of hours. He wrote up my argument very well. Case settled. So he can write both sides of an issue." -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Aug. 1, 2014) (emphasis added).

  • "Bruce: thank you so much - your draft far exceeded what we could have articulated." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (July 17, 2014).

  • "You helped a LOT with the writ grant considerations, especially but not only with structure. I borrowed shamelessly the framing device of the task facing the court--i.e., witnesses, pages of trial transcript. You helped me a lot on this, Bruce, many many thanks." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (July 14, 2014).

  • "Bruce, The reply brief looks terrific. Again, I thank you for a beautiful job . . . ." -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (June 21, 2014).

  • "Thanks, this is awesome, several great points." -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (May 30, 2014).

  • "Fantastic job! Thanks, Bruce. . . . [Y]ou are the best." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Feb. 25, 2014).

  • "Thank you for your prompt response and cogent explanation." -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Feb. 4, 2014). 

  • "Bruce, you are a human law library. The value of your contribution to this listserve is immeasurable." -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (Dec. 8, 2013) (emphasis added).

  • "Thanks for your EXCELLENT summary." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Dec. 8, 2013).
     
  • "Thanks, Bruce. That’s really helpful." -- Attorney in Harvey, LA (Nov. 27, 2013).

  • "I love your comprehensive law summaries.  You are a great resource." -- Attorney in Lake Charles, LA (Nov. 26, 2013).
     
  • "Really impressive, particularly at 2:30 AM." -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (Nov. 26, 2013) (emphasis added).

  • "Man, you da man, Bruce" -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (Nov. 26, 2013).

  • This is terrific." -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (Nov. 1, 2013).

  • "Perfect. Thanks." -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (Oct. 31, 2013).

  • "Bruce, thanks for all of your help in this matter. Just from our brief conversation . . . yesterday your wealth of knowledge is quite evident. I would love to be able to talk with you at a later date regarding sharpening my legal writing." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Oct. 8, 2013).

  • "[T]hanks, you made [it] happen as always." -- Attorney in Shreveport, LA (Oct. 8, 2013).

  • "Thanks Bruce. Let me know what I owe you for bothering you on a weekend but I know you know research like no other person in the state. . . . I value your opinion. I will call after the verdict." -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (Sept. 22, 2013) (emphasis added).

  • "You translated my ideas into wonderfully worded English. Quality work. Thanks again." -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Sept. 21, 2013) (emphasis added).

  • "Bruce[,] That is an impressive product! Thanks." -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (Sept. 13, 2013).

  • "Great research as usual." -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (Sept. 1, 2013).

  • "Great stuff, Bruce. Thanks a ton." -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (Sept. 1, 2013).

  • "Great cites Bruce. Thank you very much." -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (Sept. 1, 2013).

  • "Beautiful work Bruce" -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (Aug. 26, 2013).

  • "Great work on short notice" -- Attorney in Abbeville, LA (Aug. 26, 2013).

  • "[P]lease know how much your wisdom and willing to share is appreciated." -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (July 31, 2013).

  • "Thanks . . . for going above and beyond to help me." -- Attorney in Alexandria, LA (July 30, 2013).

  • "Bruce, great stuff! Can't thank you enough." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (June 13, 2013).

  • "Great explanation. . . .  Thank you." -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (May 22, 2013).

  • "Thank you for your response and guidance. I knew we could count on you." -- Paralegal in Metairie, LA (May 17, 2013).
     
  • "Thanks Bruce - it is very well reasoned and artfully drafted.  Well done." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (April 21, 2013).

  • "Thanks for all your help . . . . It has been invaluable to me . . . . I think it speaks volumes on your behalf.  You are clearly knowledgeable and would be a great asset to anyone who needs help with an appeal." -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (Jan. 14, 2013) (emphasis added).

  • "I used Bruce Dean in a very large case.  He did an excellent job on a motion for partial summary judgment and a motion in limine and at a very reasonable fee.  I recommend him highly." -- Attorney in Eunice, LA (Jan. 4, 2013) (emphasis added). 

  • "Thank you Bruce.  Great job!" -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Dec. 6, 2012).

  • "Bruce -- I am very pleased with the simple, direct [brief]. . . .  Well done. . . .  Many many thanks again . . . ." -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (Oct. 21, 2012).

  • "Bruce, I’ve read over the opposition and I think you’ve done an excellent job.  You addressed each area that could create a genuine issue of material fact, and provided an abundance of case law. Thanks" -- Attorney in Shreveport, LA (Oct. 1, 2012).

  • "Bruce, Perfect.  Thanks for the memo . . . ." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (July 23, 2012).

  • "Bruce - everyone likes the draft. . . .  Thanks for the help - it looks great."  -- Attorney in Lake Charles, LA (July 18, 2012).
     
  • "Bruce's memo . . . is excellent." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (July 18, 2012).

  • "Excellent as always." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (July 3, 2012). 

  • "I also think this brief is great Bruce. The points you make . . . are compelling and right on point. I was practically cheering when I was reading it!" -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (June 29, 2012) (emphasis added).

  • "Wow! That is a good, strong and compelling brief." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (June 29, 2012).

  • "Thank you very much." -- Attorney in Gretna, LA (June 11, 2012).

  • "I just read your answer, and I was so impressed. . . .  Thanks so much!" -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (June 11, 2012).

  • "Great information!  Thanks for taking the time to put it all together!!" -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (June 7, 2012).

  • "Your posts to this listserv are reason enough to pay LAJ dues.  Thanks and please keep them coming!" -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (May 30, 2012).

  • "You are always 'Johnny on the spot' . . . .  We appreciate it." -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (May 30, 2012).  

  • "You're golden with us and a wonderful resource to your . . . colleagues.  Don't ever leave." -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (May 23, 2012) (emphasis added). 
     
  • "Fantastic!  Thank you very much!" -- Attorney in Lake Charles, LA (May 22, 2012).

  • "Your brief was really good." -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (May 21, 2012). 

  • "I have been seeing your emails concerning some of the issues tossed around [on the legal issues list serve] and think you are one of the most informed, if not the most informed of all who have been commenting." -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (May 21, 2012) (emphasis added). 

  • "Thanks for sharing your wisdom and knowledge." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (May 18, 2012).

  • "[A]wesome[,] thanks Bruce" -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (May 15, 2012).

  • "Thanks so much. I owe you." -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (May 4, 2012).

  • "Thanks for the info. Always educational."  -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (May 4, 2012).

  • "[Your] memorandum in opposition to [defendant's] summary judgment . . . was wonderful. . . .  It was great. . . .  I really appreciate your work. . . .  Actually, after I filed it, [the defense attorney] called and said they are not going to proceed forward with the motion for summary judgment. . . .  It was definitely effective, so thanks again." -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (May 2, 2012) (emphasis added).

  • "Thanks. That's exactly the kind of answer I was looking for." -- Attorney in Marksville, LA (May 2, 2012).

  • "Bruce, thank you, excellent job" -- Attorney in Lake Charles, LA (Apr. 4, 2012).

  • "Bruce, thanks for your usual thorough and excellent work" -- Attorney in Alexandria, LA (Mar. 17, 2012) (emphasis added).

  • "Excellent[,] thanks Bruce" -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Mar. 17, 2012).

  • "YOU ARE A LIFESAVER!  Thanks for your help!" -- Paralegal in Monroe, LA (Mar. 15, 2012) (emphasis added).

  • "[T]hanks Bruce for all of the valuable info you so generously share" -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (Feb. 2, 2012).

  • "You're awesome - Thanks." -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (Feb. 2, 2012). 

  • "This is GREAT! Thank you!" -- Attorney in Alexandria, LA (Nov. 22, 2011).

  • "[T]hank you to . . . Bruce for [his] exceptional work and assistance underlying this victory." -- Attorney in Sugar Land, TX (Nov. 21, 2011).

  • "Thank you Bruce for a great brief" -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Nov. 21, 2011). 

  • "[T]hanks[,] Bruce. . . .  [W]e recommend you all the time." -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Nov. 10, 2011).

  • "[Y]our skills are well recognized in the legal community" -- Attorney in St. Francisville, LA (Nov. 3, 2011).

  • "What a fabulous brief!!" -- Attorney in Cincinnati, OH (Nov. 1, 2011) (emphasis added).

  • "[E]xcellent work" -- Attorney in San Juan, PR (Nov. 1, 2011).

  • You have "excellent brief writing skills" -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Nov. 1, 2011) (emphasis added).

  • "[T]errific work product" -- Attorney in Lancaster, PA (Oct. 31, 2011).

  • "Looks great.  You are awesome." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Sept. 22, 2011).

  • "Bruce[,] Thanks for jumping on this with such short notice. I really appreciate it." -- Attorney in Alexandria, LA (Aug. 31, 2011) (emphasis added).

  • "[I]t is a fine product" -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Aug. 29, 2011). 

  • "Great work Bruce" -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Aug. 26, 2011).

  • Bruce wrote a "very fine draft" -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Aug. 26, 2011).

  • "You are absolutely the best correspondent on any of our lists. [Your research is] gold . . . ." -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (Aug. 18, 2011) (emphasis added).

  • "Great job, great result." -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (July 20, 2011).

  • "[Y]ou can sure turn out some fine legal work" -- Attorney in Little Rock, AR (July 15, 2011).

  • "We could not have accomplished the result we did for the citizens of our state without you.  Your research, analysis, and writing skills still amaze me.  You . . . are by far [one of] the best legal writers I have ever encountered." -- Attorney in Shreveport, LA (July 7, 2011) (emphasis added).

  • "You made my weekend!" -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (July 1, 2011).

  • "You have done a GREAT job. . . . [T]hanks to you . . . this was made possible!" -- Attorney in Shreveport, LA (June 27, 2011). 

  • "Thank you again for helping me in this case.  Your service is priceless." -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (June 15, 2011) (emphasis added).

  • "Great job! Thanks for the help." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Apr. 15, 2011).

  • The brief "[l]ooks impressive . . . ." -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Mar. 31, 2011).

  • "[G]reat job - thanks a lot" -- Attorney in Alexandria, LA (Mar. 30, 2011). 

  • "[Y]ou are a magician . . . ." -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Mar. 23, 2011) (emphasis added).

  • "Thank you for all your help - it was invaluable." -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Mar. 14, 2011).

  • "Very well written" -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Mar. 13, 2011).

  • "GOOD JOB BRUCE [The Supreme Court writ application] looks very good.  Thanks" -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Mar. 12, 2011).

  • Bruce wrote an "exemplary brief." -- Attorney in Harahan, LA (Feb. 18, 2011) (emphasis added).

  • "Excellent work" -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Jan. 28, 2011).

  • "[Y]ou are a true lifesaver[.]  [T]hanks." -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Jan. 25, 2011) (emphasis added).

  • "Thanks, Bruce! Excellent!!" -- Attorney in Little Rock, AR (Jan. 24, 2011).

  • "Everything looks great, no changes. Good job and thanks." -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Jan. 24, 2011).

  • "I had the SUPERIOR brief writing on my side" with Bruce -- Attorney in Shreveport, LA (Jan. 19, 2010).

  • "I am very impressed - a very good brief." -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Jan. 13, 2011). 

  • "[E]xcellent brief. . . .  I too am impressed with the quality of the original [brief]." -- Attorney in Little Rock, AR (Jan. 13, 2011).

  • "[E]xcellent reply memo. . . ." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Jan. 3, 2011). 

  • "Received [the quantum analysis] letter.  Tremendous.  Thanks." -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (Dec. 20, 2010).

  • "Thank you, Bruce, looks great." -- Attorney in Lake Charles, LA (Dec. 13, 2010).

  • "The opposition brief is excellent." -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (Dec. 12, 2010).

  • "[T]hank you for this wonderfully-drafted letter . . . .  Outstanding, scholarly work . . . ." -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (Dec. 8, 2010). 

  • "Bruce, [the settlement demand letter] looks great. . . ." -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Dec. 8, 2010).

  • "You are the best." -- Attorney in Reserve, LA (Oct. 28, 2010).

  • "Bruce, we won.  The [U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals] didn’t even get to the point of letting us argue it orally.  Thanks for your help." -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (Oct. 21, 2010) (emphasis added).

  • "Bruce, . . . [my partner] is still singing your praises concerning your outstanding research and writing skills!" -- Attorney in Alexandria, LA (Oct. 21, 2010).

  • "Thanks. As usual, Bruce did a first class job." -- Attorney in Alexandria, LA (Oct. 20, 2010).

  • "Bruce nice work . . . ." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Oct. 15, 2010).

  • "Great job!" -- Attorney in Destrehan, LA (Oct. 14, 2010).

  • "GREAT JOB ON BRIEF. . . .  [W]e argued one week and got [a] favorable judgment [the] next week." -- Attorney in Shreveport, LA (Oct. 4, 2010).

  • "Very nice draft. . . ." -- Law professor in Ithaca, NY (Sept. 26, 2010).

  • "Excellent memo.  Thanks." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Sept. 23, 2010).

  • "Bruce, you have done a great job opposing this issue and I certainly don't have anything further of substance to add to your good work. . . .  Again, great job on your opposition." -- Attorney in Alexandria, LA (Sept. 21, 2010).

  • "Good work Bruce" -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Sept. 5, 2010).

  • "Bruce -- I have reviewed your last draft [of the summary judgment opposition].  Really good job" -- Attorney in Harahan, LA (Sept. 3, 2010).

  • "Bruce, Your opposition is extremely well done in writing style, organization and research. It covers the issues thoroughly . . . .  Congratulations again on a job well done." -- Attorney in Alexandria, LA (Sept. 3, 2010) (emphasis added). 

  • "Thanks Bruce, I think this is the best brief yet.  You wove so many facts into really readable, fast language.  It is great writing." -- Attorney in Lake Charles, LA (Aug. 24, 2010).

  • "Bruce, Thanks for the quick turnaround." -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (Aug. 16, 2010) (emphasis added).

  • "Bruce - I would like to thank [you] for the hard and tireless work you did to make the recent Daubert hearings such a success. . . .  I know that your research, briefing and document management were essential in obtaining the recent outcome." -- Attorney in Houston, TX (July 24, 2010) (emphasis added). 

  • "Bruce thank you very much for the research.  Great work." -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (July 22, 2010).  

  • "Bruce - Your supplemental opposition is excellent." -- Attorney in Houston, TX (July 21, 2010).

  • "Bruce: You wrote an excellent Opposition . . . .  It was very persuasive, well-organized [and] very readable." -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (July 20, 2010). 

  • "Bruce - I was very impressed with your opposition to the Daubert motion . . . .  You did a splendid job.  In fact, you restored my faith in the case.  What makes your effort even more impressive is that you accomplished this under extreme pressure." -- Attorney in Houston, TX (July 16, 2010) (emphasis added).

  • "Thanks for all of your help and editorial changes . . . .  Your input made for a superior brief." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (July 8, 2010).

  • "[T]his helps a lot.  Good job -- as usual." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (June 29, 2010).

  • "Thanks Bruce.  This is great." -- Attorney in Miami, FL (June 6, 2010).

  • "Bruce sent me law that convinced the judge to exclude the surveillance video." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (May 28, 2010).

  • "I do not know of anyone who knows civil procedure as well as you." -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (May 3, 2010).  

  • "Thanks.  Great job." -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (Apr. 5, 2010).

  • "Just settled.  The [settlement demand] letter was perfect." -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (Mar. 28, 2010) (emphasis added).

  • "Outstanding job as always." -- Attorney in Shreveport, LA (Feb. 10, 2010).

  • "Bruce, Thank you for your great work, I will call on you to help us prepare the oral argument, and hope we can work together on other cases as well." -- Attorney in Lake Charles, LA (Feb. 3, 2010).

  • "Bruce - you're the greatest!! Thanks." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Jan. 26, 2010).

  • "Thanks Bruce.  Just what I needed." -- Attorney in Houma, LA (Nov. 26, 2009).

  • "Tremendous.  Thank you!!" -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (Oct. 27, 2009).

  • "The 3rd Circuit denied the defendants' writ and said 'We find no error in the trial court’s ruling.'  Thanks for your help and look forward to working with you again." -- Attorney in Alexandria, LA (Oct. 22, 2009). 

  • "Great job Bruce" -- Attorney in Beaumont, TX (July 30, 2009).

  • "Outstanding job summarizing the law . . . ." -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (June 2, 2009).

  • "Thanks for all your insight.  Very helpful." -- Attorney in Port Allen, LA (Feb. 13, 2009).

  • "Bruce - I have to tell you that this is very impressive. . . .  Thanks for sharing your talents, and in doing so improving my practice." -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (Feb. 11, 2009) (emphasis added).

  • "Excellent brief!" -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Jan. 15, 2009).

  • "Thanks again Bruce. As always, your help is invaluable." -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (Dec. 5, 2008).

  • "Thank you so much for your very thoughtful and well-reasoned reply. . . .  [I] greatly value your opinion." -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (Dec. 5, 2008).

  • "Thanks! This is exactly what I was looking for."  -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (Nov. 13, 2008).

  • "I want to write like you.  You're so clear and so persuasive." -- Attorney in Beaumont, TX (Oct. 29, 2008) (emphasis added).
      
  • "[Y]ou are our main man" for briefwriting -- Attorney in Gretna, LA (Oct. 27, 2008) (emphasis added).

  • Your brief was "awesome as usual" -- Attorney in Gretna, LA (Aug. 4, 2008).

  • "Keep up the great work you do" -- Attorney in Alexandria, LA (Apr. 3, 2008).

  • "[Y]ou're usually a gold mine of information" -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Apr. 2, 2008) (emphasis added).

  • "Brilliant!!!" -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (Oct. 25, 2007).
     
  • "[Y]ou are the best" -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (Sept. 18, 2007).

  • "You came highly recommended by several people" -- Attorney in New Orleans East, LA (Aug. 25, 2007).

  • "Well done" -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (Aug. 24, 2007).
     
  • "Perfect.  Thanks Bruce." -- Attorney in Lafayette, LA (July 16, 2007). 

  • "Thanks Bruce.  This was very helpful." -- Attorney in Alexandria, LA (July 12, 2007).

  • "[T]hanks to Bruce for the wonderful insight" -- Attorney in Monroe, LA (June 19, 2007).

  • "You are truly a great and generous resource" -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (June 7, 2007).

  • "[O]utstanding memo.  Thank you so much." -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Apr. 17, 2007).

  • "Thanks so much for your always thorough response" -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (Feb. 2, 2007). 
      
  • "Bruce you are a godsend" -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (Jan. 29, 2007) (emphasis added).
     
  • "Great work, Bruce" -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (Jan. 29, 2007). 

  • "Bruce: I am constantly and consistently amazed by the wealth of info you have organized and so freely share.  I could not begin to tell you how many of your emails I have tucked away for future reference.  I want you to know what an asset you are to all of us and how much I appreciate your input." -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (Jan. 21, 2006) (emphasis added).
     
  • "Well put and informative" -- Attorney in Metairie, LA (Dec. 30, 2005). 

  • "Bruce: It has been a real pleasure working with you ... and hope we'll have a chance to work together in the future" -- Attorney in Baton Rouge, LA (Mar. 2, 2005).
     
  • "Outstanding job Bruce" -- Attorney in New Orleans, LA (Mar. 14, 2004).